Spear Corps of Indian Army showcased the traditional martial dance forms of Gatka and Khukri Credit: Screengrab

Itanagar: On the occasion of 53rd Annual Reh Festival, Indian Army decided to immerse itself in the local festivities. Spears Corps organised Khurki dance and Gatka performance at Anini in Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Maj Gen DS Kushwah, SM, GOC Dao Division, part of Spear Corps, was the guest of honour. In his address, the Officer conveyed his best wishes and appreciation for the local administration. He also expressed pride and happiness over the cordial relations between Indian Army and the local administration.

The events received an overwhelming response with a large number of locals including women and children attending the festival. The local population especially students and youth expressed their gratitude for the conduct of the martial events during the Reh festival and conveyed their appreciation for the efforts taken by the Army in showcasing its prowess with elan.

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